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5:58pm

Fri February 7, 2014
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Prediction

Originally published on Sat February 8, 2014 10:17 am

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CARL KASELL: Now panel, how will we be wasting our time ten years from now? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: Well, as the second term of President Chris Christie winds down Americans will be wasting a lot of time stalled in revenge traffic jams across the United States.

(LAUGHTER)

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Roxanne Roberts.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: We'll still be trying to scrub all those drunken spring break pictures and slightly offensive jokes off all our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts.

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5:58pm

Fri February 7, 2014
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat February 8, 2014 10:17 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as he or she can, each correct answer now worth two points. Carl, can you give us the scores?

CARL KASELL: Roxanne Roberts has the lead, Peter. She has four points. Tom Bodett and Paula Poundstone are tied for second. Each has two.

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5:58pm

Fri February 7, 2014
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Limericks

Originally published on Sat February 8, 2014 10:17 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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4:53pm

Fri February 7, 2014
All Tech Considered

Technology Tracks Crews Through The Fog Of Wildfire

Originally published on Fri February 7, 2014 7:04 pm

Crews work a controlled burn in Geneva, Fla., in December. The state's forest service has rolled out a system to track equipment during fires, and hopes it can eventually be used to pinpoint firefighters, too.
Joshua C. Cruey Courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel

For crews fighting wildfires, the ability to get accurate information quickly is crucial. A breakdown in communication was one factor in a fire that killed 19 firefighters in Arizona last year, and in the deaths of two Florida firefighters in Arizona in 2011.

Florida officials hope to address some of those communication problems with a new tracking system designed to keep tabs on crews in the field.

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3:57pm

Fri February 7, 2014
Shots - Health News

Stomach Bug Closes Landmark New York Resort

Originally published on Mon February 10, 2014 7:42 am

Mohonk Mountain House, a resort 90 miles north of New York City, is closed while crews sanitize the facilities after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness.
Jim Smith AP

Norovirus isn't just a problem for cruise ships.

The Mohonk Mountain House, a historic resort on the edge of Catskills in New York, closed Friday afternoon so that cleaning crews from a company that specializes in disaster responses can scour the place after an outbreak of intestinal illness. The cleanup is expected to take a week.

Hundreds of people, both guests and staff, were reportedly sickened in the last week or so.

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